|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ossancora eigenmanni (Boulenger, 1895)|
|Type Locality||Rio Paraguai at Fazenda Descalvados, ca. 16°43'58"S, 57°44'56"W, Mato Grosso, Brazil.|
|Synonym(s)||Doras eigenmanni, Oxydoras eigenmanni|
|Pronunciation||aw san core ah. - EYE gn MAN eye.|
|Etymology||Species named in honour of Dr. Carl H. Eigenmann, Professor of Ichthyology in Indiana (1863-1927).|
|Size||97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Sometimes labelled as Opsodoras stubelii or similar in hobby literature. This species has a spotted caudal fin, as opposed to D. punctatus which can have a spotted caudal fin but additionally has two mid lobe horizontal dark stripes.|
|Distribution||Amazon and upper Paraguay River basins: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1895 (pt 3), pp 524.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 18 14:19 (species record created: 2002 Sep 28 00:00)|